The AnnTaylor Stores Corporation has today announced the appointment of Michele Patton to senior vice president, Ann Taylor Loft Stores, of AnnTaylor Retail, Inc.

Patton will replace Dan Mulhern, who will be assuming responsibility for Ann Taylor stores, as senior vice president, Ann Taylor Stores.

Prior to joining the AnnTaylor Stores Corporation, Patton served as senior vice president, Domestic Stores, for Warner Bros Studio Stores, a division of AOL Time Warner.

She previously served as vice president, Domestic Stores from 1994 through 1997 and regional manager, Eastern United States from 1993 through 1994 for Warner Bros Studio Stores. Before joining Warner Bros Studio Stores, she held various managerial positions in the stores organization of The Limited Inc.